Understanding the ME in Dementia and Behavioral Symptoms of Dementia

Pittsburgh , PA US
November 17, 2020

The purpose of this program is to provide a deeper dive into person centered care it relates  to caring for an individual living with dementia.    

Time

Content

Presenter

10:00am – 10:20am

Review normal and abnormal cognitive changes, four common types of dementia, focus on Alzheimers Disease.

Melissa Jones, MSN, RN, CDP, DS

10:21am – 10:40am

Discuss the meaning of ME in Dementia as it relates to person centered care.

Melissa Jones, MSN, RN, CDP, DS

10:41am – 11:00am

Identify and discuss behavioral strategies i.e. DICE, 5 Strategies, Positive Physical Approach

Melissa Jones, MSN, RN, CDP, DS

Target Audience

RNs / SW / Health Coaches / Dieticians

Learning Objectives

1.  Identify four common types of dementia

2.  Define person centered care as it relates to caring for an individual living with dementia

3.  Discuss strategies to manage behavioral symptoms of dementia

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 ASWB
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
11/03/2020
Course expires: 
12/03/2020
Event starts: 
11/17/2020 - 10:00am
Event ends: 
11/17/2020 - 11:00am

Time

Content

Presenter

10:00am – 10:20am

Review normal and abnormal cognitive changes, four common types of dementia, focus on Alzheimers Disease.

Melissa Jones, MSN, RN, CDP, DS

10:21am – 10:40am

Discuss the meaning of ME in Dementia as it relates to person centered care.

Melissa Jones, MSN, RN, CDP, DS

10:41am – 11:00am

Identify and discuss behavioral strategies i.e. DICE, 5 Strategies, Positive Physical Approach

Melissa Jones, MSN, RN, CDP, DS

UPMC Health Plan
600 Grant Street
Pittsburgh , PA 15219
United States

Melissa Jones, MSN, RN, CDP, DS

UPMC Senior Services, Geriatric Nurse Educator

 

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

CCM CE will be provided:  1 CE and sent from UPMC Health Plan nurse planner

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 ASWB
  • 1.00 Attendance
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